Books about computer hackers and hacking

A Listmania! list by James J. Lippard "skeptic" (Phoenix, AZ USA)
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Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World
1.  Secrets and Lies: Digital Security in a Networked World by Bruce Schneier
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  "great book on how to think about network security"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews)

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Underground: Tales of Hacking, Madness, and Obsession on the Electronic Frontier
2.  Underground: Tales of Hacking, Madness, and Obsession on the Electronic Frontier by Suelette Dreyfus
The list author says:
  "best written hacker tales"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Masters of Deception: The Gang That Ruled Cyberspace
3.  Masters of Deception: The Gang That Ruled Cyberspace by Michele Slatalla
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  "top-notch story of the Masters of Deception"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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The Fugitive Game: Online With Kevin Mitnick
4.  The Fugitive Game: Online With Kevin Mitnick by Jonathan Littman
The list author says:
  "best book about Kevin Mitnick"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

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The Watchman: The Twisted Life and Crimes of Serial Hacker Kevin Poulsen
5.  The Watchman: The Twisted Life and Crimes of Serial Hacker Kevin Poulsen by Jonathan Littman
The list author says:
  "good account of Kevin Poulsen"
$30.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Cuckoo's Egg
6.  Cuckoo's Egg by Clifford Stoll
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  "Cliff Stoll's hacker-tracking tale"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (281 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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At Large: the Strange Case of the World's Biggest Internet Invasion
7.  At Large: the Strange Case of the World's Biggest Internet Invasion by Charles C. Mann
The list author says:
  "story of the autistic hacker"
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier
8.  The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier by Bruce Sterling
The list author says:
  "wide-ranging coverage of 1980's hackers and law enforcement"
$6.75   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker (2nd Edition)
9.  Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker (2nd Edition) by William R. Cheswick
The list author says:
  "fantastic rewrite of the classic book on Internet security"
$32.20   Used & New from: $4.02
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Network Intrusion Detection: An Analyst's Handbook (2nd Edition)
10.  Network Intrusion Detection: An Analyst's Handbook (2nd Edition) by Stephen Northcutt
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  "identifying activity based on network traffic"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)

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Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Fourth Edition (Hacking Exposed)
11.  Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions, Fourth Edition (Hacking Exposed) by Stuart McClure
The list author says:
  "good coverage of specific flaws in common systems"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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Incident Response and Computer Forensics, Second Edition
12.  Incident Response and Computer Forensics, Second Edition by Chris Prosise
The list author says:
  "excellent book on forensics"
$37.51   Used & New from: $0.37
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Hacker's Challenge : Test Your Incident Response Skills Using 20 Scenarios
13.  Hacker's Challenge : Test Your Incident Response Skills Using 20 Scenarios by Mike Schiffman
The list author says:
  "Encyclopedia Brown-style solve it yourself hacker mysteries"
$27.18   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Hacker's Challenge 2: Test Your Network Security & Forensic Skills
14.  Hacker's Challenge 2: Test Your Network Security & Forensic Skills by Mike Schiffman
The list author says:
  "more tests of your forensics skills"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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